Install Filezilla 3.11.0.1 on Ubuntu, Xubuntu & linux mint

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FileZilla is a good, open-source FTP client, with support for FTP, SFTP, FTPS. It is also multi-platform, so it can be used on Linux, Windows, Mac or BSD.

Filezilla 3.11.0.1

The latest version available is Filezilla 3.11.0.1, which brings the below changes:

  • Reject Diffie-Hellman Groups smaller than 1024 bits when using FTP over TLS to protect against the Logjam attack
  • Do not bind the source IP address of the data connection if the server is not configured properly
  • Deleting bookmarks from the bookmarks dialog no longer deletes the wrong bookmark
  • Fixed CPU compatibility issues on 64bit binaries
  • In this article I will demonstrate to you you how to install Filezilla 3.11.0.1 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint.

    Download FileZilla

    You need to do is download the archive file and extract file using following command:

    # cd /opt
    For 32 bit
    # wget sourceforge.net/projects/filezilla/files/FileZilla_Client/3.11.0.1/FileZilla_3.11.0.1_i586-linux-gnu.tar.bz2
    
    64bit
    # wget sourceforge.net/projects/filezilla/files/FileZilla_Client/3.11.0.1/FileZilla_3.11.0.1_x86_64-linux-gnu.tar.bz2
    

    Extract Filezilla 3.11.0.1

    Extract the archive file using following command.

    # tar -xjvf FileZilla_3.11.0.1_*-linux-gnu.tar.bz2
    

    Symbolic Link of FileZilla

    To access the filezilla from command we require to create a soft link of filezilla.

    # cd /opt/FileZilla3/bin
    # sudo chmod +x filezilla
    # sudo ln -sf /opt/FileZilla3/bin/filezilla /usr/bin/filezilla
    

    Access FileZilla

    You can access FileZilla using following command:

    # filezilla
    

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